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Last Updated: Feb-21-2017 12:52:03

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Today's UnitedHealth Group Stock Update

In addition to our detailed company analysis, we also want to keep investors updated with the most important daily UnitedHealth Group stock numbers, like the latest close, and the one-year price change, and more, for today, February 21, 2017 .First, the most recent closing price of UNH was $157.62. The UnitedHealth Group stock price dropped 3.68% or $6.03 from the day before.Just looking at the UnitedHealth Group stock price in a short time frame is not as helpful as looking at a year's worth of share price data, so let's do that...At today's price, UNH is trading at a price more than it was one-year ago, with shares having risen by 33.24%.

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The UnitedHealth Group stock price 52-week high is $164.97. That was hit on 2/16/2017. The UNH stock 52-week low is $116.02, reached on 2/19/2016.Another point to note - UNH trading volume yesterday was 3,191,600. That's lower than UnitedHealth Group stock's average daily trading volume of 12,033,400.The market cap of UnitedHealth Group is 149,921,839,000. That means UnitedHealth Group has a large market cap, because it's between 10 billion and 200 billion. As of April 1, 2016, the company with the biggest market cap of all publicly traded companies is Apple.

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The current P/E (price/earnings) ratio of UnitedHealth Group stock is 20.33. That's less than the March 2016 S&P 500 P/E ratio of about 23. To really gauge if this stock's P/E is high or low, you should compare UNH to other companies in the same industry.The current EPS (earnings per share) of UNH is 7.47.Beta - how closely the stock trades with the overall market, with a beta of 1 meaning it trades in step with the broader index -- for UnitedHealth Group is 0.68.UnitedHealth Group stock has a dividend yield of 1.53%. Generally a dividend yield of 2% or more is decent for those investors who want income from dividend stocks.Every day we publish UnitedHealth Group stock news and coverage on a handful of other key stocks we're watching now so you can maximize profits. To get new info and stock news on UNH and other companies you are interested in, sign up for Money Morning - it's free.

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Unitedhealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) Profile

Prior Close$157.62
Market Cap$152 B
PE Ratio20.33
UnitedHealth Group Inc. offers health care coverage and related services to help people achieve improved health and well-being through all stages of life. The company's products and services reflect a number of core capabilities including medical information management health benefit administration care coordination risk assessment and pricing health benefit design and provider contracting. With these capabilities it is able to provide comprehensive health care management services through organized health systems and insurance products.
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UNH Earnings

1st Quarter Earnings$2.11 (2017-01-17)
2nd Quarter Earnings$2.17 (2016-10-18)
3rd Quarter Earnings$1.96 (2016-07-19)
4th Quarter Earnings$1.81 (2016-04-19)
PE Ratio20.33
EPS Growth18.17%
Recent Earnings$2.11
Annual EPS$8.05
Market Capitalization$152 B
Insider Shareholder %0.0165%
Annual Revenue$184.84 B
Number of Shares Outstanding951,160 Shares
Institutional Shareholder %86.67%
Annual Net Income$7.24B
TTM Net Profit Margin$3.8
One Year Return36.27%
Three Year Return125.22%
Five Year Return208.7%
Five Year Revenue Growth81.46%
Five Year Earnings Growth70.19%
Five Year Dividend Growth290.16%
Last Quarter EPS$1.96
Annual EPS$8.05
Annual Dividend$2.5
Annual Dividend Yield1.53%
Change in EPS YTD18.17%
PE Ratio20.33
Recent Earnings$2.11
Dividends per Share$0.625
Stock Split Ratio2-1

UNH Key Stats

Last Price$159.81
Net Change$2.19 (1.39%)
Ask Price$159.82
Open Price$157.62
Previous Close Price$157.62
High Price$159.96
Low Price$157.52
Number of Trades14,034
Fifty Two Week High$164.97 (2017-02-16)
Fifty Two Week Low$117.83 (2016-02-24)
Average Daily Volume3,719,920
Share Outstanding951,160 Shares
Total Dividend Payout$2.5/yr
Dividend Yield1.53%